What do you see from your window? This #OwnVoices picture book from Brazil offers a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro see everyday. A vibrant and diverse celebration of urban community living, brought to life by unique, colorful illustrations that juxtapose brick buildings with lush jungle plants.
AGES 4-10 | 10 x 9.8 IN
HARDCOVER: $17.99 USD
PAPERBACK: $9.99 USD
|"[The illustrations create] intimate, relatable moments of fun, joy, and resilience and plenty for young readers to notice and appreciate"
–– Publishers Weekly Starred Review
|"This book is perfect for children between the ages of three and six. This is a great choice for children who enjoy a book with busy illustrations and like to take their time finding all the little hidden gems in each picture. I think this book would also encourage children to look around their own neighborhoods to see all the things happening that might otherwise go unnoticed."|
Written and illustrated by Brazilian creators, this #OwnVoices picture book offers a first-hand view of the cultural details of urban life in Rio de Janeiro.
WINDOWS AND MIRRORS
A vibrant, day-in-the-life story that invites the reader into a Brazilian favela, offering opportunities for the narrator and reader to connect through shared and diverse experiences.
Busy, colorful illustrations packed with a diverse cast of characters celebrate the importance of community.
Otávio Júnior is a Brazilian writer, actor, storyteller and theater producer. He opened the first library in the favelas of Complexo de Penha and Alemão in Rio de Janiero.
|Vanina Starkoff is a graphic designer, illustrator and children's book author with eleven books to her credit. She lives in Buzios, Brazil, and runs workshops teaching art to indigenous children.|